Whale Rescue

Why I Wrote The Big Miracle

Tom Rose | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Tom Rose

For nearly three weeks in October 1988, the world looked on in feverish excitement as hundreds of people converged upon tiny Barrow, Alaska, one of the most isolated and northernmost villages in the world. To this day, the whale rescue of 1988 remains one of the most intensely covered news events of all time and perhaps the world's greatest show on ice.